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Maple CandiedĀ Carrots

February 26, 2011
4 Ratings
  • Makes 2 cups
Author Notes

Carrot sticks graced the kitchen table as soon as I returned from school as a regular snack before dinner when I was young. I envied my friends who came home to Mallomars and fruit punch in a carton. Now, I know I really was the lucky one. Fast forward to the 90's when I started roasting all of my vegetables. The sweetness that the vegetables take on from caramelizing were addictive and candy-like. I made these candied shredded carrots to put into one of my date creations but ended up eating them folded into some ricotta and sour cream that I mixed together. They can be applied to lots of foods, savory and sweet. Next, candied zucchini! —testkitchenette

What You'll Need
  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Bring the maple syrup to a boil, add the shredded carrots, salt, and cinnamon, and coat them thoroughly. Strain and transfer to a lined baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes. Cool and use.
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5 Reviews

testkitchenette February 27, 2011
Thank you everyone! I think I am going to have to get my hands on some vanilla or burnt caramel ice cream tonight!
Couldn't B. February 27, 2011
These sound great!
VanessaS February 26, 2011
drbabs February 26, 2011
good with ice cream!
TheWimpyVegetarian February 26, 2011
Very cool!!